Ben Bernanke: Professor Turned Policymaker—The 2015 IA 35 for 35
It’s been said that the chairman of the Federal Reserve Board is the second most powerful person in the federal government, after the president.
The 2015 IA 35 for 35
These advisor advocates, investors, politicians and thought leaders have stood out over the past 35 years and will influence financial services for decades to come.
Why the IA 35?
While I’m not a fervent believer in the “Great Man” theory of history, I do believe that individuals make a big difference in the history of the world, of nations and of families.
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